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Winter Storm Watch

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Sun 01/16/2022 01:00 AM EST

End Time

Mon 01/17/2022 01:00 AM EST

Significance

Watch

Impacts

Moderate impact

Locations Affected

Athens, GA ∙ Fairview, GA ∙ Fairmount, GA ∙ Pittman, GA ∙ Chicopee, GA ∙ Bishop, GA ∙ Suwanee, GA ∙ Brasstown Bald, GA ∙ Ila, GA ∙ Lookout Mountain, GA

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 514 PM EST Fri Jan 14 2022 GAZ001>005-011-012-021-022-034>039-151200- /O.CON.KFFC.WS.A.0001.220116T0600Z-220117T0600Z/ Dade-Walker-Catoosa-Whitfield-Murray-Chattooga-Gordon-Cherokee- Forsyth-Gwinnett-Barrow-Clarke-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Wilkes- Including the cities of Calhoun, Lawrenceville, and Athens 514 PM EST Fri Jan 14 2022 ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches, with higher amounts possible at higher elevations, and ice accumulations of up two tenths of an inch possible. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. * WHERE...Portions of east central, north central, northeast and northwest Georgia. * WHEN...From late Saturday night through late Sunday night. * IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the heavy snow and ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. Additional details can be found at weather.gov/Atlanta. &&